Virtual Leadership Program Virtual Leader is a business-skills computer simulation currently being used by Fortune 500 companies and leading business schools as practice-ware for "rapid, significant and sustained performance improvement and business results." t This award winning program enables managers and students to become immediately more effective and productive in leading teams and working with others. With the Virtual Leader program, your managers can: - Benchmark - their leadership styles - Assess - their leadership skills, styles and strategies and tactics - Practice and Learn - new skills and behaviors until they become intuitive Leadership Skills - Decision Making aligned with Business Goals Effective Communication Innovation - Foster Creativity Active Listening Team Building for Productivity Influencing Group Dynamics Situational Awareness Motivation, Persuasion - "win the hearts & minds" Execution Leadership Strategies - Gain and use personal influence Empower and motivate others Foster creativity to generate new ideas Focus the team on the right work Raise/lower tension to productive levels Execute work aligned with your goals Leadership Styles - Directive - assertive/dominating - Participative - engaged/collaborative - Delegative - laissez-faire/passive Virtual Leader has measured significant performance improvement in these key areas: Increased Positive Behaviors 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. Thought Expressed - assertive; openly express ideas Equality Seeking - treat others as equals Leading Others - with personal influence Encouraging - working toward helping others do better Collaborate - persuading others towards cooperative efforts Achievement Seeking -creating achievements Responsive - expresses positive energy towards tasks Features follow up WebEx sessions to further support the learning. PDU Credits: 12 The PMI Registered Education Provider logo is a registered mark of the Project Management Institute, Inc. (P) 877-390-3057 – www.ssi-learn.com SSI has been approved by PMI to issue professional development units (PDUs) for its training courses. A Training, Leadership & Mentoring Organization © 2014 Successful Strategies International, Inc. Reduced Negative Behaviors 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. Intimidating - dictates with a superior attitude Revenge Seeking - gets even; quick to retaliate Critical - tries to control others by using criticism Self-centered - expects favors; does not return favors Detached - avoids interaction with others Insensitive - acts as if they cannot relate to others Action Suppressed - avoids ordinary work Agenda: 9:00 - 9:30 - Introductions Review the specific leadership, business and performance challenges at your organization today. Specific competencies your organization culturally values. Virtual Leader Overview - Program Benefits - Key Skills & Competencies Developed - Accelerated Learning & Performance Improvement - Fortune 100 Case Study - Proven Results 9:30 - 10:15 - Virtual Leader Simulation - Leadership Fundamentals - Interactive Guide; individual use of the computer Virtual Leader Simulation - Learning the Principles - Learn how to navigate the simulation and apply the Leadership Principles - Online Q&A to ensure you are ready for the next section 10:30 - 12:00 - Virtual Leader Simulation - Applying the Principles - Scenario One - One-on-One - Review scores and successful strategies - Detailed review of the metrics and key learning points - Complete workbook exercises - Group discussion (end of half day session) 12:00 - 1:00 - Lunch 1:00 - 2:30 - Virtual Leader Simulation - Scenario Two - Team play and competition - Review scores and successful strategies - Complete workbook exercises - Review key learning points - Group discussion - Application to your workplace 2:45 - 4:15 - Virtual Leader Simulation - Scenario Three - Team play and competition - Review scores and successful strategies - Complete workbook exercises - Review key learning points - Group discussion - Application to your workplace 4:30 - 5:00 - Program Review - question and answer session - Discussion of new awareness - Discussion of new skills, strategies & styles - Resources and support materials for ongoing, self-paced learning - Ways to deploy and implement Virtual Leader at your organization - Set expectations for using the simulation an additional 3+ hours for ongoing reinforcement Offered in half day or full day sessions The PMI Registered Education Provider logo is a registered mark of the Project Management Institute, Inc. (P) 877-390-3057 – www.ssi-learn.com SSI has been approved by PMI to issue professional development units (PDUs) for its training courses. A Training, Leadership & Mentoring Organization © 2014 Successful Strategies International, Inc.